“We’re Both Relationship Guys” – Already Invested $12.4 Million in Wrexham, Ryan Reynolds Responds to Critics Over Claims of ‘Getting Bored’ of the Club

Published 05/22/2023, 10:31 AM EDT

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The story of Wrexham AFC is one of the best in recent times. Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney invested heavily in the club from top to bottom, and fans are happy with the current success. Likewise, various owners find an interest in developing a soccer club from the start, but sooner or later, that spark fades away. It is a common occurrence in many other clubs. Therefore, in a recent interview, Ryan revealed how the fire has only reignited. 

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The interviewer hinted at how people would say the owners “will get bored if they have a bad season.” But Ryan had the perfect Hollywood reply. He wants people to understand that they are just getting started. The passion of both owners is something extraordinary. Having already invested $12.5 million in the club, they have incurred losses. Yet, they remain determined to move the club forward. 

Wrexham owner Ryan Reynolds reigniting his passion

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In the interview, Ryan explained how their relationship is just getting stronger. He stated, “I would say we’re both relationship guys. I think that’s pretty evident throughout our life. Yeah, we find the one we love, and we stick with it. I don’t know. I get that that’s kind of, I find that to be a bit of a lazy sort of position to take. Maybe it’s valid.” 

The club recently received a promotion to EFL League Two, and the entire city is on a high. Moreover, the owners have started their plans for the next season, aiming to get back-to-back promotions. 

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He continued, “You have to look at what’s happened. You have to understand, like in the sports world, anything can happen. That’s just the name of the game. We don’t pretend it’s just salad days ahead. This is a journey. The great moments we have had so far do not exist without the bad. It’s just football. It’s a heartbreaking shitstorm of a sport, and we’re all addicted to it now.”

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The fans love the owners, and it is refreshing to see the connection they have. In addition, the Welcome to Wrexham tv show helped the club to widen its fan base. Therefore, things are looking rosy as the club looks to release season two of the fabled documentary. 

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Rob McElhenney committed to the project like Reynolds

One of the names that deserve our respect is Rob McElhenney. Despite becoming a household name globally, Rob has stayed with Ryan by his side, co-owning the club even without being in the limelight as much as Ryan. But he is a significant part of the decision-making process in the club, and he explained his thoughts. Rob stated, “I could use lots of words to describe it. Boring would never be that.”

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To put what’s happening in Wrexham in words cannot be an easy option. The jubilation of the supporters is mesmerizing. The club is making a comeback, thanks to Ryan and Rob’s efforts. 

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